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Updated: May 2, 2024

The 2024 Paris Olympics are less than three months away and most of the American teams that will compete this August have been set after another historic Olympic Trials, which took place last month in State College, Pa.

WIN Magazine was there in the Bryce Jordan Center to capture all the excitement and emotions and have presented many of those moments in the latest issue of WIN Magazine, which was printed on May 1. Click here or call 888-305-0606 to subscribe.

The following is a listing of many of the stories you will find in this issue, including the heart-breaking story of two-time Olympian Kyle Dake losing his father who passed away a week before the Trials.

Page 7 – PASSING THE TORCH – In addition to Kennedy Blades beating Adeline Gray for the 2024 Olympic spot, there were 17 other teenagers competing at the Trials; reminding fans how bright the future is in wrestling in the U.S.

Page 20 – WRESTLING WITH A HEAVY HEART – After Kyle Dake qualified for his second straight Olympic Games, the three-time World champ spoke about how he dealt with the loss of his father Doug, who died on April 11.

Spencer Lee (left)

Page 21 – SPENCER’S TIME – One year after the three-time NCAA champ and two-time Hodge Trophy winner got upset at the 2023 NCAAs, he got healthier and defeated a former teammate in winning the Trials at 57 kilograms.

Page 26 – AN OLYMPIAN AGAIN, NO DOUBT – Sarah Hildebrandt dominated high school star Audrey Jimenez to earn a second Olympic spot in women’s freestyle; a long way since the Indiana native first had to prove to her long-time coach she belonged.

Sarah Hildebrandt (left)

Page 27 – 2004 OLYMPIAN INSPIRES FIRST-TIMER – Amit Elor was less than a year old when Sara McMann and three other Americans competed in the first-ever Olympics for women’s wrestling. Now, McMann is helping coach the young two-time World champ.

Page 32 – HURRAH FOR THE HOMEBOYS – The small town of Fowlerville, Mich., is certainly proud of its native sons Dalton Roberts and Adam Coon, former high school teammates that won the Olympic Trials after coming up short in the past.

Adam Coon

Page 33 – BULL! – That is what Wisconsin native Payton Jacobson considers himself as the Northern Michigan star is twice the size he was in high school and earned an Olympic berth in Greco at 87 kg.

Page 36 – THE CAREER OF JOHN SMITH – The normally-stoic and legendary wrestler and coach from Oklahoma State got emotional when he spoke about his family and his love affair with the Cowboy program that made him a legend.

Plus, there are the many opinion-pieces by the likes of:

  • Dan Gable, who gives his take on Aaron Brooks’ upset of 2021 Olympic champion David Taylor;
  • John Klessinger on the toughness shown by former wrestler and American veteran Sam Cila;
  • Rob Sherrill on the success of the many high school wrestlers at both the Last Chance Qualifier and Olympic Trials;
  • Sandy Stevens on how numerous hip surgeries have not slowed down Arkansas prep.

Plus, you will find WIN’s high school rankings through the recent U.S. Open in Las Vegas … as well as a look back at the other big high school and youth events like the adidas Nationals and NHSCA Nationals.

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